Private Bank (PWM) Strats - CWM Engineering

Location(s) US-NY-New York
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Schedule Type
Full Time
Quantitative Engineer
Business Unit
PWM Strats
Employment Type



Goldman Sachs Private Wealth Management (PWM) specializes in creating comprehensive wealth management plans for high net worth individuals and families, as well as select institutions, including foundations and endowments. PWM Teams work one-on-one with clients to advise and deliver customized strategies drawn from our deep investment experience, diverse wealth management capabilities and global reach. Our Private Wealth Advisors (PWAs) deliver an unparalleled investment platform inclusive of the full product and service offerings of Goldman Sachs and beyond, which may include tax and estate planning, philanthropic planning and private banking and lending services. As client needs evolve, this close relationship allows the team to offer complementary services and new opportunities by leveraging the resources of Goldman Sachs and beyond.


Your Impact


PWM is looking for a Strategist to join the team. As a Strategist in PWM, you will use your quantitative techniques and industry knowledge to help our asset management and private lending business. Projects typically span multiple asset classes and products and entail extensive interaction with the division's clients, portfolio managers, risk managers, marketers, salespeople and senior management.



  • Funding optimization. Modeling the maturity profile of non-maturity deposits. The modeled maturity profile determines the value of the deposits as more stable deposits can be deployed at a longer tenor for greater value.
  • Product pricing. Building a suite of Return-on-Equity calculators to aid the business in pricing various types of loans – to determine how high an interest rate to set to achieve certain return hurdles.
  • Risk Management. Developing tools to manage the rate risk in the mortgage book. The rate risk is dynamically hedged, requiring periodic adjustment of hedges informed by a rate-sensitive prepayment model.
  • Fed stress test (CCAR). Building tools and models to project the impact of stress scenarios on the balance sheet.  Stress testing informs the Fed of the firm’s capital adequacy under stress

Who We Look For


Goldman Sachs Engineers are innovators and problem-solvers, building solutions in risk management, big data, mobile and more. We look for creative collaborators who evolve, adapt to change and thrive in a fast-paced global environment.


Basic Qualifications


  • Masters in Engineering, Computational Finance, Mathematics, Physics or related field
  • Two years of experience in the job offered or related quantitative financial modeling and software development positions

Preferred Qualifications

  • Utilizing statistical methods, including time-series and regression analysis
  • programming in object-oriented languages for efficient model implementations
  • manipulating data sets using relational databases and SQL
  • developing bank loan and deposit pricing models
  • modeling stress tests for the Federal Reserve
  • presenting technical analyses to business users and risk managers


Who We Are


At Goldman Sachs, our Engineers don’t just make things – we make things possible.  Change the world by connecting people and capital with ideas.  Solve the most challenging and pressing engineering problems for our clients.  Join our engineering teams that build massively scalable software and systems, architect low latency infrastructure solutions, proactively guard against cyber threats, and leverage machine learning alongside financial engineering to continuously turn data into action.  Create new businesses, transform finance, and explore a world of opportunity at the speed of markets.

Engineering, which is comprised of our Technology Division and global Strategists groups, is at the critical center of our business, and our dynamic environment requires innovative strategic thinking and immediate, real solutions.  Want to push the limit of digital possibilities?  Start here.



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